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UN targets wildlife crime in the lead up to CITES CoP17

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PRESS RELEASE

Backed by Stars, Unprecedented UN Campaign Seeks to Mobilize Millions to End Illegal Trade in Wildlife

 

Press release

Backed by Stars, Unprecedented UN Campaign Seeks to Mobilize Millions to End Illegal Trade in Wildlife

Ban Ki-moon, Gisele Bündchen, Yaya Touré and Ian Somerhalder among those aiming
to spur action to protect endangered species

CITES Secretary-General's remarks at the 25th session of the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice

CITES and the UN Conventions against Corruption and Transnational Organized Crime

John E. Scanlon, CITES Secretary-General

25th session of the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice

Plenary Session 24 May 2016

 

Chair

Distinguished Delegates

CITES welcomes G7 Environment Ministers Communiqué in the lead up to CITES CoP 17 in South Africa

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Record agenda for World Wildlife Conference – CITES CoP17 – 
 to be held in South Africa in September

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Kenya is set to burn 105 tonnes of ivory – what does CITES, the world’s wildlife trade regulator, say?

The CITES Secretary-General will be amongst the special guests attending the ivory burn
on 30 April in Nairobi hosted by Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta

Call for wildlife conservation illustrated through inspiring artworks from people around the world

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CITES Secretary-General's remarks on the destruction of confiscated elephant ivory at Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia

John E. Scanlon, CITES Secretary-General

14 April 2016

 

Hon. Dato Sri Dr Haji Wan Junaidi bin Tuanku Jaafar, Minister of Natural Resources and Environment of Malaysia
Hon. Dato’ Sri Azizan Ahmad, Secretary General, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment

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Concrete measures agreed to tackle illicit trafficking in Siamese rosewood

Government of Thailand hosts the 2nd Regional Dialogue on Preventing
Illegal Logging and Trade of Siamese Rosewood

CITES Secretary-General visits Samoa to promote stronger representation in CITES by Pacific island countries and to support enhanced implementation

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JOINT PRESS RELEASE

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